Synonyms of damp


1. damp, dampness, moistness, wetness

usage: a slight wetness


1. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, soften

usage: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

2. damp, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"

3. dampen, deaden, damp, dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break

usage: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"

4. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break, deaden, blunt

usage: lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"


1. damp, dampish, moist, wet (vs. dry)

usage: slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

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Definition and meaning of damp (Dictionary)